Day One (31 March, 2023)
Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise
09.00-09.30 Introduction to cardiac MRI in practice: cardiovascular structures, anatomy, and imaging planes
09.30-10.15 Easy MRI physics MRI physics made (relatively) easy; including artefacts and arrhythmia
10.15-11.00 MRI safety: magnetic fields, contrast agents, implanted devices, and contraindications
11.15 – 12.00 MRI for structure and function CMR for left and right ventricular structure and function.
12.00 – 12.45 Aortic disease and valvular heart disease CMR for aortic, vascular and valvular disease.
13.30-14.15 Ischaemic Heart Disease - myocardial infarction, scar, and viability assessment
14.45-15.15 Minoca Troponin positive chest pain (MINOCA) including myocarditis
15.15-15.45 Perfusion Stress / rest perfusion and coronary arteries with cardiac MRI
16.00-16.30 ARVD CMR for right ventricular cardiomyopathy - fat and function
16.30-17.15 Amyloid & Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy CMR for increased LV wall thickness, including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and amyloid
17.15-17.30 Dilated Cardiomyopathy CMR for DCM and interesting cases
Day Two (1 April, 2023)
09.00-15.00 ISP Cardiac Analysis Workstation and Live Scanning
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MB, BCh, MRCP, FRCAP, FCSANZ
Dr John Younger is a Senior Staff Specialist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, and a senior lecturer with the University of Queensland. After completing cardiology training, John undertook a 2 year fellowship in British Heart Foundation Cardiac MRI Research Centre at Leeds University in the UK before returning to Australia to establish the cardiac CT and MRI programs at the Royal Brisbane Hospital.
He was a co-author of the CSANZ position statement on Calcium Scoring and the Position Statement on Initial Certification and Maintenance of Recognition for Cardiac MRI. He served as senior Cardiac Society representative on the Conjoint Committee for CT Coronary Angiography and he is the recent past president of ANZ-CMR.
MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ
Dr Arun Dahiya is a staff Cardiologist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital as well as Logan hospital in Queensland, Australia. In additional he has an honorary staff cardiologist appointment at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.
He completed his cardiology training at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland Australia in 2009. He returned to Brisbane, Australia from USA in 2012 after completing his two-year advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, USA. He had experience of training as a cardiac imager in one of the busiest centre in USA (Cleveland Clinic). He is also an Associate Professor with Griffith University and is routinely teaching medical students. He has a special interest in multimodality cardiac imaging.